Lorena Ruiz-Fernández

Lorena Ruiz-Fernández
University of Alicante | UA · Department of Management

Master of Business Administration

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Purpose This paper aims to shed light on the mechanisms that connect dynamic capabilities and organizational knowledge in the innovative process to offer a new theoretical and practical solution considering the microfoundations of knowledge management strategies. Design/methodology/approach This research has emerged from an in-depth case study of...
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The purpose of this research is to analyze the different effects of the green intellectual capital (GIC) of wine companies on the fulfillment of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), contributing to academic literature in a remarkable way, since, to the authors' knowledge, there is no previous research that has addressed this relationship. In o...
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Global environmental problems, such as global warming, pollution, or deforestation, are critical issues that require a rapid and common response. In this context, companies play a decisive role in achieving environmental objectives through the ecological knowledge they can store and manage. In this context, the present research focuses its interest...
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Purpose In recent years, consumers have been demanding for sustainable practices, even more so after COVID-19, so fashion companies need to intensify their commitment to corporate social responsibility (CSR) practices. However, although the sector is characterized by a strong brand–customer orientation and high online activity, little attention has...
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The hospitality sector has been severely affected by the COVID-19 pandemic, and the situation of rural accommodation is particularly noteworthy due to its close relationship with the environment. In this context, the role of CSR as a strategy that contributes to social, economic, and environmental well-being takes on a crucial role. The main object...
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Objective: The main objective of this study is to analyze the degree of freedom that the franchisee has in making business decisions compared to the corporate unit or, in other words, the degree of freedom that the franchiser grants the franchised establishment in managing its business. Methods: Franchising is one of the most widely used strategic...
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The current dynamic environment in the fashion industry is a major challenge for Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (SMEs). From an international perspective, we have considered interesting to focus our study on two of the European countries where the fashion sector is particularly relevant. Our aim is to describe and quantitatively compare the ima...
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The sector that includes fashion design companies can be considered a creative industry. In this paper we are interested in finding where these companies are located and their relationship with industrial clusters. Industrial and firm location has been a subject of great importance in economics since the seminal work of Alfred Marshall (Principles...
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The book Firms in the Fashion IndustryFashion industry provides a comprehensive view of these firms in an international context considering crucial aspects such as sustainabilitySustainability, luxuryLuxury and communication. Over the course of nine chapters, the book collects real stories from companies in the sector, attempts to describe the main...
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The aim of this research is to explore the positive effect of dynamic capabilities on firm performance in Spanish hotels to further expand the ongoing knowledge of management strategies in a dynamic environment. It also embraces novel issues by linking uncertain changes with the current literature on the COVID-19 crisis. This study also emphasizes...
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The Spanish wine sector has not remained unaffected by the impact of COVID-19. This research aims to analyse the impact of COVID-19 on the Spanish wine sector, quantifying a phenomenon on which there is no academic literature, because although the impact of the pandemic on the wine sector has been studied at a general level, it has not been analyse...
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This contributed volume captures some of the most current topics and trends in the fashion industry. It provides a theoretical and empirical analysis of the behaviour of firms in this fast-moving industry with a focus on their resources, capabilities and routines around communication and sustainability strategies in an international context. It cov...
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Purpose In recent years, author and document citation and co-citation analyses have often been applied to map the “intellectual structure” of different scientific fields, including management and international business. However, the technique of bibliographic coupling between scientific documents, which seeks to identify active research fronts in a...
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In recent decades, the analysis of the effects of clustering as an essential factor for the development of innovations and the competitiveness of enterprises has raised great interest in different areas. Nowadays, companies have access to almost all tangible and intangible resources located and/or developed in any country in the world. However, des...
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Research into entrepreneurship has gradually changed its perspective over recent decades, becoming a very relevant research topic. In the last few years, various lines of research have been developed to find new explanatory factors of entrepreneurial propensity in specific socioeconomic and institutional contexts, among which we can highlight local...
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Purpose This research investigates the role that having a trademark and a social media presence play in the development of international activities as well as their influence on performance for small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) operating within the fashion sector of the United Kingdom and Ireland. Design/methodology/approach Quantitative a...
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Firm managers play an important role in the implementation of corporate social responsibility (CSR) actions. Education is emerging as the key factor in developing a sense of moral responsibility amongst the business students who will eventually become company managers and decision makers. The aim of this research is, thus, twofold. First, to analyz...
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Purpose This paper has as its aim to know the dimension and scope that research on the «district effect» has had in the literature about industrial districts, as well as to shed some light on the connection between industrial districts and business results; or expressed differently, on how being located in an industrial district or not affects or...
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One of the constituent elements of the industrial district is the existence of local and regional institutions which offer information and support services to the firms based in the district. In addition to representing an important component of social capital, these institutions can play a key role in improving the joint operability of district fi...

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